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Monday After The Masters celebrates 25th anniversary

The team led by former NFL player Jimbo Covert and PGA Tour player Billy Hurley won a scorecard playoff to break a four-way tie and capture the 25th anniversary Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am on a sun-drenched Dye Course at Barefoot Resort & Golf. Teams captained by Covert and Hurley, Paige Spiranac and Dave Ross, Matt NeSmith and Edwin McCain, and Mark... 

‘Too Tall’ Jones, Love III among big names at MAM

Dallas Cowboys legend Ed “Too Tall” Jones and PGA Tour veteran Davis Love III are among the celebrities and professional golfers appearing at the 25th Annual Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After The Masters Charity Golf Tournament. Set for April 15 at Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach, the MAM will feature more than 50 big names from the world of sports, music, movies, TV and... 

Locals take new Topgolf attraction for a test drive

Devin McCall came in to hit some balls on his day off from Topgolf Myrtle Beach. “I’m not a big golf guy myself, but I’ve watched it a couple of times,” the Coastal Carolina University graduate said of seeking help from other golfers on staff. “It’s growing on me.” But it’s grown on Chris Caufield. “I’ve been golfing for, let’s see, 40 years,” the Myrtle Beach resident said... 

DJ, Hootie enter golf hall; Johnson unveils school

Hootie & the Blowfish and Dustin Johnson, fresh off a win at the WGC Mexico Championship, were inducted into the Myrtle Beach Golf Hall of Fame Wednesday evening at Pine Lakes Country Club. Johnson and all four members of Hootie & the Blowfish have long had close ties to the Myrtle Beach golf community and were on hand for the ceremony. A 20-time winner on the PGA Tour, Johnson attended... 

Knaffle drives into bright future at South Carolina

St. James High’s Smith Knaffle has had plenty of time to get used to the idea of playing golf at the University of South Carolina after committing to the Gamecocks last year. But at last Friday’s signing ceremony, surrounded by loved ones and watching a video presentation of her many accomplishments, it finally sank in like a 3-foot putt. “It was awesome having all my friends... 

Golf: MB captures fourth; SJ’s state-title run halted

Another season, another program-best finish for the Myrtle Beach High girls golf team. The Seahawks placed fourth at the SCHSL Class 4A girls golf tournament at The Hackler Course in Conway, improving on their previous year’s finish for the third consecutive season and placing higher than any previous Myrtle Beach squad. “I wished we had finished higher but I’m happy with fourth,”... 

Golf: CF, SJ qualify in 5A; MB, NMB finish 2-3 in 4A

The St. James girls golf team was runner-up at Monday’s Class 5A Lower State Tournament, and two Carolina Forest players tied for third individually to lead the Lady Panthers to a share of fourth place and a berth in next week’s SCHSL State Championships at the Columbia Country Club. Carolina Forest eight-grader Mia Gray and Victoria Callahan shot identical rounds of 74 to lead the... 

Golf: Sharks top Panthers; Knaffle, Gray co-medalists

The three-time state champion St. James girls golf team captured the Region 6-5A tournament title on a breezy Monday at River Oaks Golf Plantation, but two-time reigning state champion Smith Knaffle had to share individual medalist honors with another up-and-comer. Carolina Forest eighth-grader Mia Gray went shot for shot with the senior and South Carolina commit Knaffle, turning in identical 18-hole... 

Celebs, golf community team up for flood relief

PGA TOUR superstar Dustin Johnson, NASCAR champion Denny Hamlin, and Mark Bryan of Hootie & the Blowfish are teaming up with the Myrtle Beach golf community to raise money for families impacted by Hurricane Florence. Myrtle Beach’s two PGA TOUR Superstore locations are also participating in the initiative. Johnson, a 19-time PGA TOUR winner, is partnering with PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com and... 

Strand golf courses race to re-open in wake of storm

Myrtle Beach area golf courses, spared the worst of Hurricane Florence’s wrath, are nearly all re-opened. As of Wednesday morning, 45 area courses were open for play, including Arrowhead Golf Club (pictured). That number is expected to rise to 69 by Friday. “We are obviously excited to have golfers playing again in Myrtle Beach, and they can expect to see sunny skies and quality course conditions,”... 
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